The Leicestershire Young Archaeologists’ Club (YAC) is part of a UK-wide club where 8-16 year olds can participate in real archaeology and discover why it matters. If you want to become a professional archaeologist in the future or just feel like taking up an amazing new hobby, YAC is the right place for you!
What We Do
Field trips and
Everyone aged 8-16 can join the Leicestershire Young Archaeologists’ Club and get their hands mucky doing real archaeology. Membership is low cost and open to everyone.
On a cold, but not too blustery, April morning, Leicestershire YAC relaunched after two years of forced dormancy with a session on how to draw a hillfort at Burrough Hill Iron Age Hillfort.
02/03/2022 UPDATE: Leicestershire YAC will restart regular sessions from April onwards. Our first session will be on Sunday 2 April at Burrough Hill Iron Age Hillfort.
Here at the Leicestershire Young Archaeologists’ Club we love reading historic fiction. A good book cannot be put down and will be read over and over again, and a good story really brings history alive! Here are Branch Leader Mathew’s top six historic stories for young readers.
Become a volunteer
Everyone aged 16 and over can become a YAC assistant with the Leicestershire Young Archaeologists’ Club. Volunteering with us is a brilliant way to work with young people and get closer to some local archaeology. If you are interested in volunteering with us…